April 13, 1962 – Jan. 30, 2021
Sharon Paulette Magee died Jan. 30, 2021, at her residence. She was born April 13, 1962, in Walthall County to the late Woodrow W. Magee and Mazie Washington Magee.
Chapel services were Feb. 6, 2021, at Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel, Pastor Andre Tillman officiating, interment in the Brandon Bay Church Cemetery.
She was reared in the Brandon Bay community and attended Tylertown High School, graduating in 1980. In 1984, she graduated from Alcorn State University, receiving a bachelors of science degree in English and journalism. Returning home, she began her teaching career in Walthall County as an assistant teacher. Being inspired by Principal Louie Huhn, to further her education to become a teacher, she enrolled at University of Southern Mississippi and received her certification as a licensed teacher. In 1998, she was employed by South Pike School District and worked until her retirement in 2018.
At an early age, she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Brandon Bay United Methodist Church. Ms. Magee was preceded in death by her parents, paternal grand-parents: Otto and Bertha Bullock-Magee; maternal grand-parents: Leander and Edna Ross Washington.
Survivors are her sister, Shirley Carolyn Magee, Tylertown; brothers: Michael (Ouida) Magee, Aurora, CO., Paul (Kathy) Magee, Gena, LA, and Steven (Rochelle) Magee, Tylertown; her extended family, Richard (Tamika) McCray of Cantonment, FL; two uncles, Shedrow (Lucille) Magee and Curlee (Emma) Andrews, Tylertown; nephews: Kevin (Angie) Magee, Baker, LA, Shaun (Angela) Magee, Terry, De’ Oljuwon McCray, Virginia, Jaheim McCray, Cantonment, FL; nieces: Keana Smith, New Orleans, LA, Ashley (Steve) Smith, Katy, TX, Adrienne Magee, Aurora, CO., Anika McCray, Pensacola, FL; God-children: Eumika Bullock, Goderick “Redd” Lenoir; God-nephews, Demarri McCray and Owyn Posey.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Friends may offer online condolences at www.craftfuneralhome.com